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Central Iowa winter community trout stockings changed to unannounced

Central Iowa winter community trout stockings changed to unannounced

  • 1/25/2024 2:42:00 PM
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Winter community trout stockings at central Iowa ponds scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 27 in Bondurant, Saturday, Feb. 3 in Ames and Waukee, and Saturday, Feb. 10 in Johnston will be unannounced due to warm weather and deteriorating ice conditions.
Sycamore Boat Ramp closed due dangerous current

Sycamore Boat Ramp closed due dangerous current

  • 5/24/2020 12:37:00 PM
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JOHNSTON, Iowa – High waters and construction around the Sycamore Boat Ramp near the I-80 bridge is forcing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the ramp until construction is complete.
Learn basic tackle and techniques to catch trout at Terra Park

Learn basic tackle and techniques to catch trout at Terra Park

  • 10/29/2019 12:08:00 PM
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JOHNSTON, Iowa – Last fall the Iowa Department of Natural Resources trout program’s community fisheries expanded its central Iowa stockings to Johnston. Join our community fishing biologist at 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Crown Point Community Center, 6300 Pioneer Parkway, to learn some trout fishing basics, then venture to Terra Lake to try your skills. 
DNR offers safety tips for paddlers on Beaver Creek in Johnston

DNR offers safety tips for paddlers on Beaver Creek in Johnston

  • 8/29/2019 4:07:00 PM
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Paddlers using the newly opened access point on Beaver Creek in Johnston are advised to be aware of all conditions – including water levels, flow rates, recent floods, and upstream firearm trainings at Camp Dodge– that can affect the on-water experience.
Terra Lake added to fall community trout stocking schedule

Terra Lake added to fall community trout stocking schedule

  • 10/16/2018 12:44:00 PM
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JOHNSTON, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will stock trout at 1:00 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Terra Lake, as the trout program’s community fisheries, expands its central Iowa stockings to Johnston.
Diesel fuel contained after truck accident near Des Moines

Diesel fuel contained after truck accident near Des Moines

  • 11/8/2016 8:29:00 AM
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JOHNSTON – The DNR investigated a leak from a semi-truck after it went off the road into Beaver Creek late Monday morning at the intersection of the I-80 west-bound exit ramp and Merle Hay Road in Johnston.